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    Dream come true?

    I'm happy to find this useful forum.

    I'm always confused.
    what is the correct sentence? thanks in advance!

    Dreams come true.
    Dream comes true.
    Dream come true.

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    Re: Dream come true?

    * Not a teacher

    If it is a general statement, the first one is correct. The second one is possible in the proper context and the third one is wrong.

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    Re: Dream come true?

    Quote Originally Posted by SirGod View Post
    * Not a teacher

    If it is a general statement, the first one is correct. The second one is possible in the proper context and the third one is wrong.
    I think only the first is possible as a complete sentence.

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    Re: Dream come true?

    Quote Originally Posted by fivejedjon View Post
    I think only the first is possible as a complete sentence.
    You are right, of course. When I said context I didn't mention if it would work as a whole sentence or not. However...

    John: Dude, I had a strange dream last night. Do you want to hear it?
    Mike: That's pathetic, but go on...
    John: In my dream I found 1 million dollars in my backyard.
    Mike: Are you serious?
    John: Yes!
    Mike: I've got an idea, let's go.
    John: Why did you bring me here? This well is dry.
    Mike: Yes, but this well is magic.
    John: This is even more pathetic than me telling you my dream.
    Mike: Come on, think about your dream and drop a 50c coin into it.
    John: And what do you think it would happen?
    Mike: The dream comes true...


    But... the definite article.

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    Re: Dream come true?

    Wow... so nice responses.
    now, I'm clear. Thanks.

    so the conclusion seems to be...

    correct:
    Dreams come true.
    THE Dream comes true.

    wrong:
    Dream comes true.
    Dream come true.

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    #6

    not a teacher

    Quote Originally Posted by ksyim View Post
    I'm happy to find this useful forum.

    I'm always confused.
    what is the correct sentence? thanks in advance!

    Dreams come true.
    Dream comes true.
    Dream come true.
    The third, while not correct as a sentence, is a commonly used phrase. "His new job was a dream come true." Connotes something really wonderful, like a dream that came true.

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